Notice Number: NOT-OD-15-156
Release Date: September 17, 2015
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
This Notice announces the immediate availability of ASSIST as a submission option for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) and Commercialization Readiness Pilot (CRP) Program applications.
ASSIST is NIH's on-line system for the preparation, submission and tracking of grant applications through Grants.gov to NIH.
ASSIST support is now available for the following activity codes:
Funding opportunity announcements posted in the NIH Guide for Grants & Contracts that allow ASSIST as an option contain an "Apply Online Using ASSIST" button in addition to the "Apply Using Downloadable Forms" button.
The following resources are available to help applicants prepare their applications using ASSIST:
Use of ASSIST is optional; Grants.gov downloadable forms and institutional system-to-system solutions remain viable alternatives for application preparation and submission to NIH (learn more about options).
ASSIST provides users:
By the end of 2015, ASSIST will be a submission option for all NIH competing grant applications (NOT-OD-15-044; timeline). ASSIST is already an option for the following programs:
Direct all notice inquiries to:
NIH Grants Information
Email: email@example.com (preferred method of contact)
Direct requests for ASSIST support to:
eRA Service Desk
Submit a web ticket (preferred method of contact)